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Matthew Keas

Freelance Software Developer at Toptal since July 13, 2013
Matthew is an enthusiastic world traveler and follower of scientific computing, compilers, web development, and computer security. He has learned from universities and government organizations and worked for individual clients, startups, and more. He lives to solve problems, and he contributes actively to open source and community projects. Click to continue

Nathan Everitt

Freelance Software Developer at Toptal since May 31, 2014
Nathan has experience successfully developing client and server web-oriented software with an emphasis on user experience optimization. His broad, versatile skill set makes getting up to speed on any kind of project a breeze compared to programmers with a more specialized skill set. Click to continue

Tao "Robert" Zhang

Freelance Software Developer at Toptal since February 24, 2015
Robert is a software engineer who has 15+ experience in software development. He is good at C++/C# programming, TDD, debugging, and more. He is a thoughtful individual who anticipates his clients' needs, and has great confidence with international projects. Click to continue

Juan Garcia

Freelance Software Developer at Toptal since October 7, 2015
Juan has 6+ years of development experience using Ruby on Rails and Node.js. He has a passion for bringing ideas to life through code and strives for simplicity and solid system architecture. He communicates extremely well, and has worked on teams of all sizes. Click to continue

Mike Nguyen

Freelance Software Developer at Toptal since September 20, 2016
Mike is a well-rounded back-end and front-end developer who has more than 10 years working in the field. He is technically skilled, a fast learner, long-term oriented, very goal-oriented, and a great asset for all projects that he has been involved in. Mike knows what he is doing and how to do it well and this shows in his code (clean, well-structured) and in his professionalism. Click to continue

Phil Melzer

Freelance Software Developer at Toptal since April 21, 2015
Phil has been designing and coding for the web for almost half of his life now, since learning HTML and JS in a 9th-grade web design class. He has worked with various frameworks and IDEs on a number of projects, both as a freelancer and in full-time roles. His specialties include object-oriented JS, graphics & animations, and user experience. He is a firm believer in writing DRY, self-documenting, and well-designed code. He loves a challenge. Click to continue

Ben Yorke

Freelance Software Developer at Toptal since September 14, 2015
Ben is a product engineer with experience across the entire stack. He can communicate effectively with design, DevOps, and marketing teams to make sure the optimal technologies are used to provide the best user experience. Click to continue

Jon Bolden

Freelance Software Developer at Toptal since March 20, 2014
Jon is a freelance web developer & designer specializing in framework and HTML/CSS/JavaScript programming. His background is heavy in user interface development and in customizing websites to be easy to update and use, all while adhering to strong design practices. Jon's design background and passion for furthering his development skills makes him the ideal liaison between designers and back-end developers. Click to continue

Matthew Gambrell

Freelance Software Developer at Toptal since April 10, 2016
Matthew is kind of an old-fashioned console video game programmer. He's got his own 2D engine running on a bunch of platforms and adopted C# early on for tools. He's looking to put his skills to good use porting stuff around, wrestling with Visual Studio or WinForms, or making parts for a game. He can do stuff besides games, but multimedia-type work is where he really shines. I like writing lean code that runs at 60fps. Click to continue

Aaron Hunter

Freelance Software Developer at Toptal since November 2, 2015
Aaron Hunter has been programming computer games for over 15 years. In that time, he has worked for many different companies, including Microsoft, Electronic Arts, and Aspyr. Specific projects Aaron has worked on include The Sims 2, Life Stories, and the MMO Starport: Galactic Empires. In 2014, he created the golf simulation "Golf Masters" for Android and iOS using Unity. Click to continue
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Owner @ RiessGroup
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Co-founder @ Bubble
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Jeff Kelly
Co-Founder @ Concerted Solutions
“Toptal is a great resource for startups with ever changing product roadmaps and budgets. We had highly skilled and reasonably priced Toptal developers working for us within 8 business days of our first conversation with Toptal. It has been an empowering experience for our company to start working with Toptal.”
Chris Clark
CEO @ ModernStat Labs
“Working with Toptal has been a great experience. Prior to using them, I had spent quite some time interviewing other freelancers and wasn't finding what I needed. After engaging with Toptal, they matched me up with the perfect developer in a matter of days. Amaury, the developer I'm working with, had all of the right skills and experiences that I needed for my project. He not only delivers quality code, but he also makes suggestions on things that I hadn't thought of. It's clear to me that Amaury knows what he is doing and I'm happy to have him on the team. Highly recommended!”
George Cheng
CEO @ Bulavard, Inc.
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CTO & Co-Founder @ Swizly
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Greg Archbald
Founder & CEO @ Greasebook
“As a growing startup, finding top-notch engineering talent at affordable rates is one of the biggest challenges. After being frustrated with unreliable local contractors in New York, we turned to Toptal. We worked closely with Michal in Poland for 5 months and were thrilled with the results. Michal was an outstanding engineer who communicated flawlessly and took control of our project in ways that far exceeded my expectations. I give Michal and Toptal my highest endorsement and will continue to use and recommend them to anyone looking for software engineering talent.”
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Founder @ Spins.FM
“Finding a good developer who specialised in the technologies we use seemed like an impossible task... until we used Toptal. We had several trial periods and have just accepted our first developer to join the team! The whole process went seamlessly and without any surprises or hidden costs. We are very happy and will continue to work together!”
Artem Tolmachev
CEO @ eKids.nl
“Working with Marcin is a joy, I can't find a better word. He is competent, professional, flexible, and extremely quick to understand what is required -- and to implement it -- even if the source code that's given to him is, shall we say, less than optimally elegant and clear. Oh and he has the same sense of humour as me. ;)”
André Fischer
CTO @ App Promotions
“Sergio was an awesome developer to work with. Top notch, responsive, and got the work done efficiently.”
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Chief Technologist and Co-Founder @ PriceBlink
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